For more than 200 years, the Sauzas who are also known as the Sausas, the Souzas, the Zausas and the Zauzas have proven that healthy and friendly family relationships regardless of generations gap are crucial factors for constant social development. We are continuing these good cultures and traditions of our ancestors. We are always in influx of having better and better relationships each day among our kin and the rest of humanity. Undeniably, we are the products of our ancestors' behaviors!
Above are two of the important places that continuously shape the lives of the present Sauza / Sausa / Souza / Zausa / Zauza generations.
Our documented ancestors were the couple Don Alfonso Ricardo Nicolas Sauza y Holguin (11 June 1721, Galicia, Spain - 12 November 1822, Intramuros, Manila, The Philippines), a businessman of wines and breads and Doña Altagracia Sanchez y de Jalisco (12 December 1725, Jalisco, Mexico - 11 January 1821, Hacienda Sauza y Berenguer de Marquina, Provincia de Tondo, The Philippines), an Otomi Indian weaver and hunter. Their remains were interred at the crypt of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Intramuros. They had the following children
1. Don Juan Sauza y Sanchez (1743-1843) who married Doña Maria Estrella (1773-1803), a Dumagat from the mountains of the present Rizal Province in the Philippines.
2. Don Emmanuel Sauza y Sanchez (1745-1825) who lived back in Jalisco, Mexico.
3. Doña Guadalupe Sauza y Sanchez (1747-1834) who married Don Redentor dela Paz y Ortiz (1740-1828).
4. Doña Remedios Sauza y Sanchez (1749-1853) who married Don Bernardino Josefino Guevarra y Desiderio (1748-1840).
5. Don El Rico Sauza y Sanchez (1751-1853) who married Doña Maria Purificacion Delos Rios (1751-1848).
6. Don Antonio Sauza y Sanchez (1755-1841) who married Doña Adoracion Felipe y Bermudez (1758-1860) and who had wives. His wives are recorded in our family tree.
7. Doña Beatriz Sauza y Sanchez (1757-1841) who married Don Francisco Mariño y Macabulos (1755-1793).
8. Don Agustin Sauza y Sanchez (1757-1855) who had many wives. His wives are recorded in our family tree.
9. Don Pedro Sauza y Sanchez (1759-1861) who married Doña Salvacion Borbon y Macatangay (1771-1875).
To your left side is the long stretch of the beautiful Marikina River. Along this riverbank was once the Hacienda Sauza-Berenguer de Marquina (1809-1870), the land and home which was formerly owned by Don Santago Sauza y Delos Rios (1777-1880) and his wife Dona Ysabel Berenguer de Marquina y Sumulong (1790-1900) and children.
To your right is enchanting Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico, the home of the Sauza siblings
1. Don Emmanuel Sauza y Delos Rios who married Lady Sarah Jane McKeen of Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
2. Doña Maria Guadalupe Sauza y Delos Rios who married Don Fidel Solis y Buenviaje of Asturias, Spain
3. Don Hilario Sauza who married Doña Margarita Navarro y Madrigal of Jalisco, Mexico
4. Don Santiago Sauza y Delos Rios who married Doña Ysabel Berenguer de Marquina y Sumulong of Binondo and Antipolo, Philippines
5. Padre Juan Francisco Sauza y Delos Rios, a Franciscan priest
6. Madre Maria Consolacion Sauza y Delos Rios, an Augustinian nun
7. Don Tomas Xavier Sauza y Delos Rios who became the ancestors of the Acosta clan of Cuyo, Island in Palawan.
Moreover, Doña Ysabel Berenguer de Marquina y Sumulong (19 November 1790, Cagsawa, Albay, Philippines - 30 January 1900, Banwa, Batan, Aklan, Philippines) was the only daughter of Doña Demetria Sumulong y Lindo and of Señor Felix Berenguer de Marquina y FitzGerald, the former Governor General of the Philippines and from the Royal House of FitzGerald of Ireland.
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This book enables us to discover, to know, to appreciate the priceless stories of prides and honors, shames and scandals, triumphs and struggles of our ancestors way in before 1000 AD which produced the preset generation, us.
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The Tres Generaciones is an award winning super-premium tequila produced in Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. Don Francisco Javier Sauza created it in 1973 in honor of this ancestors since 1873 Don Cenobio Sauza, Don Eladio Sauza and Don Francisco Sauza who were the makers of the internationally famous Sauza Tequila. It is owned by Sauza Tequila Import Company and its international headquarters in located at Deerfield, Chicago, Illinois, USA. It has three variants namely: